Definition of Cupronickel

1. Noun. A 60/40 alloy of copper and nickel.

Generic synonyms: Copper-base Alloy



Definition of Cupronickel

1. Noun. An alloy of copper containing from 10 to 40% nickel ¹

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Definition of Cupronickel

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cupronickel

cupric sulphate
cupriferous
cuprite
cuprites
cupriuresis
cuprizone
cupro-
cuproammonium
cuproan
cuprobismutite
cuprocopiapite
cuproenzyme
cuproenzymes
cuproiridsite
cupromakovickyite
cupronickel (current term)
cupronickels
cupropavonite
cuprophosphorus
cuprophyte
cuprophytes
cuproprotein
cuproproteins
cuprorhodsite
cuprorivaite
cuproscheelite
cuprosklodowskite
cuprospinel
cuprostibite
cuprotitanium

Literary usage of Cupronickel

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1. America's Munitions 1917-1918: Report of Benedict Crowell, the Assistant by United States War Dept (1919)
"cupronickel is a hard alloy of copper and nickel. Steel would be the ideal covering for a bullet because of its cheapness and availability, but steel has ..."

2. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"Its structure is as before, being a core of lead and tin composition inclosed in a jacket of cupronickel. ..."

3. The Measurement of High Temperatures by George Kimball Burgess, Henri Le Chatelier (1912)
"... with platinum-iridium or rhodium couples, such compensating leads, made with one wire of copper and the other of cupronickel (Ni from oi to 5 per cent). ..."

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